3 more suspects charged with felonies for flipping, destruction, of SLCPD patrol car


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) Three more people have been charged in connection to the flipping, destruction of a police vehicle during the riots in Salt Lake City on May 30.

Rhys Wisner, 21, of Midvale, Ian Nightingale, 18, of South Jordan, and Julie Yasima, 27, of Murray, join co-defendent Connor Peebles, 21 of Belmont Michigan in facing charges of first-degree felony criminal mischief.

Julie Yasima

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Charges state a female police officer with Salt Lake City was driving her marked patrol vehicle down 400 South when she was surrounded by protestors. The officer had to be rescued from the car by other officers.

Copy of court document with officer’s name removed for her protection

Once the officer was removed, multiple people helped in flipping the car upside down where others destroyed the vehicle and setting it on fire.

Two other individuals, 26-year-old Jackson Patton and Latroi Devon Newbins, 28, were arrested and charged in Federal court for liting the car on fire after it had been turned over and damaged.

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A third person, 35-year-old Tamara Lynn Dixon, was arrested for urinating on the patrol car after it was turned over. She faces charges of felony riot, lewdness, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

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Peebles was arrested and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail where he remains on a $50,000 bail.

Yasima was arrested on June 4 and is currently being held on a $100,000 bail for two first-degree felony counts of criminal mischief and third-degree felony rioting and drug distribution charges.

Wisner and Nightingale currently have warrants out for their arrest.

*All individuals charged are still considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law*

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